Bob Dylan
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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Biography (Wikipedia)

Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when his songs chronicled social unrest, although Dylan repudiated suggestions from journalists that he was a spokesman for his generation. Nevertheless, early songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" became anthems for the American civil rights and anti-war movements. After he left his initial base in the American folk music revival, his six-minute single "Like a Rolling Stone" altered the range of popular music in 1965. His mid-1960s recordings, backed by rock musicians, reached the top end of the United States music charts while also attracting denunciation and criticism from others in the folk movement.

Dylan's lyrics have incorporated various political, social, philosophical, and literary influences. They defied existing pop music conventions and appealed to the burgeoning counterculture. Initially inspired by the performances of Little Richard and the songwriting of Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, and Hank Williams, Dylan has amplified and personalized musical genres. His recording career, spanning more than 50 years, has explored the traditions in American song—from folk, blues, and country to gospel, rock and roll, and rockabilly to English, Scottish, and Irish folk music, embracing even jazz and the Great American Songbook. Dylan performs with guitar, keyboards, and harmonica. Backed by a changing lineup of musicians, he has toured steadily since the late 1980s on what has been dubbed the Never Ending Tour. His accomplishments as a recording artist and performer have been central to his career, but songwriting is considered his greatest contribution.

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Like A Rolling Stone
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Like A Rolling Stone
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Maggie's Farm
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Maggie's Farm
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Love Minus Zero, No Limit
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Love Minus Zero, No Limit
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You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
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You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
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Positively 4th Street
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Positively 4th Street
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Don't Think Twice, It's Alright
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Don't Think Twice, It's Alright
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Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
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Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
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Subterranean Homesick Blues
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Subterranean Homesick Blues
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Brownsville Girl
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Brownsville Girl
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Mr. Tambourine Man
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Mr. Tambourine Man
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All Along The Watchtower
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All Along The Watchtower
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Polka Dots And Moonbeams
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Polka Dots And Moonbeams
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Tangled Up In Blue
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Tangled Up In Blue
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Gotta Serve Somebody
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Gotta Serve Somebody
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The Times They Are A-Changin' 
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The Times They Are A-Changin' 
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Series of Dreams
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Series of Dreams
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Tight Connection To My Heart
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Tight Connection To My Heart
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Blowin' In The Wind
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Blowin' In The Wind
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It Ain't Me Babe
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It Ain't Me Babe
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Highway 61 Revisited
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Highway 61 Revisited
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I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
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I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
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Watching the River Flow
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Watching the River Flow
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Knockin' On Heaven's Door
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Knockin' On Heaven's Door
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Young At Heart
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Young At Heart
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The Man In Me
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The Man In Me
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Desolation Row
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Desolation Row
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She's Your Lover Now
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She's Your Lover Now
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Pretty Saro (Self Portrait)
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Pretty Saro (Self Portrait)
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1998 Glastonbury
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Jun
1998

1998 Glastonbury

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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